Part 2 of the Lewis and Clark Expedition outlines the early days of the journey west: breaches of conduct, the death of Sergeant Charles Floyd, documenting never-before-seen animals and plants, encountering the first bands of Native American tribes and spending the winter of 1804-1805 at Fort Mandan. That winter stay at Fort Mandan is when Lewis and Clark would meet one of their most crucial members - Sacagawea!
- 4.3.CO Compare the motivations for and reactions to various expeditions into the Western territories.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how land acquisition and the resulting border changes of the U.S. impacted the people of the western territories prior to Westward Expansion.
- 8.3.CX Evaluate the economic significance of agriculture on South Carolina, the U.S., and the world.
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes of the experiences of marginalized groups such as African Americans, Native Americans and women, as the U.S. expanded westward and grappled with the development of new states.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the causes of American expansion, such as a growing and diversifying population and the expansion of the plantation economy. This indicator promotes inquiry into the relationship between sectionalism and political compromise, culminating in the Civil War.